"Stock Market Challenge just gets better and better each year. The atmosphere in the 'trading room' was electric and the students really got into the spirit of the event. The School of Management is proud to support this project."
David Pritchard, Dean, Cardiff School of Management
Global Investor is an excellent exposition of the practical realities of equity market trading. Specifically it is useful in explaning the information asymmetries around how prices are formed in the equity markets as well as showing how important news items can 'move the market’.
Dr Barry Quinn, Lecturer in Finance & Programme Director MSc Computational Finance and Trading, Queen's University Belfast
"From entry level through to Masters programmes it gives students an understanding of the financial markets and creates an opportunity for them to test their skills and see how they work under pressure. It gives a reality which develops all sorts of entrepreneurial skills."
Lesley Hyder, Principal Lecturer, Southampton Business School
"First Campus aims to raise educational standards and make sure all activities fully complement the curriculum, enrich studies, encourage participation and are enjoyable. Stock Market Challenge always ticks every box."
Annie Davies, First Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University
“I went to the Stock Market Challenge hoping to learn about investments and the pressurized atmosphere of the stock exchange. I ended up having one of the best evenings since I've been at university. It was a frantic and testing event, but it was absolutely thrilling!”
Munro Stewart, Student, University of Dundee
“We use Stock Market Challenge in our first year BA Accounting & Finance course to help develop students' academic and employability skills, in particular communication, teamwork and numeracy. Student feedback has demonstrated that it makes an invaluable contribution to their self-development.”
Helen Hall, Programme Tutor, Accounting & Finance, University of Hertfordshire
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